The Best Ziploc Bag Camping Recipes

Whether it's time for breakfast, lunch, dinner, or dessert, Ziploc recipes are easy cooking for the campground. With new technology, it's safe to cook in these heat-resistant Ziplock bags. For example, eggs-in-a-bag is a great camping recipe, and the Provencal omelet is sure to be a favorite. Additional recipes like hot and spicy chicken bites, warm cabbage salad, and tasty honey pears are delicious and simple meals to prepare.

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    This easy camping breakfast recipe is a great way to start the day at the campground. With mushrooms, tomatoes, and your choice of gruyere or swiss cheese, the Ziploc Provencal omelet is tasty and easy to make.

    Those who want an omelet with a twist can opt for the Southwestern Omelet Wrap. This includes tomatoes, cheese, and green chiles combined with great spicy flavors. Campers can mix it all up and finish it off with a flour tortilla with favorite fresh toppings for a fantastic and quick breakfast.

    The easy recipe:

    • Each camper can take a small size freezer bag and put a mix of the ingredients into it.
    • Then, they can gently squeeze and press the bag to stir the ingredients together, remove air, and make sure the bag is tightly closed.
    • Put the bag in hot water for no more than six minutes, until the food is cooked. Finally, the omelet is ready to eat.
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    Don't forget your favorite hot sauce or chili seasoning for this camping recipe. The hot and spicy chicken bites are a great appetizer or side dish for hanging out at the campground. The recipe calls for boneless chicken, so it is recommended to use canned chicken for easy campground cooking and minimal clean-up.

    The quick recipe:

    • After combining ingredients like chicken, red pepper, chili powder, garlic, and hot sauce, seal and shake the bag to mix up the ingredients.
    • Then, the bag can be placed in simmering water for four to six minutes, or until the chicken is thoroughly cooked.
    • At the end, additional seasoning can be added, as desired.
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    With sesame, soy, and scallions, this warm cabbage salad is a flavorful side dish, salad, or appetizer for camping. For a light dinner, just add canned chicken or tuna and enjoy a simple, yet complete meal.

    How to make it:

    • Using a Ziploc steamer bag, campers just have to "Zip and Steam" these ingredients together.
    • Combine ingredients like cabbage, red bell pepper, scallions, soy sauce, and sesame oil, and season with salt, red pepper, and sesame seeds.
    • Then, seal the bag and shake to mix the ingredients together.
    • Pat the bag down before placing in boiling water for a few minutes, or until the cabbage is tender to eat.
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    Use this easy and delicious fajita recipe to add some spice to your camping trip. With this recipe, you may want to let all of the ingredients marinate together for 30 minutes, before heating.

    The mix:

    • Add olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and cumin to boneless canned chicken in a Ziploc bag. Let this sit for a half an hour or more in a fridge, if available, or use a cooler bag with ice packs.
    • Then, add the bag to boiling water for five minutes or until the chicken is cooked through.
    • Campers can wrap the chicken fajitas in their choice of flour or corn tortillas and finish with any toppings they prepared, like lettuce, sour cream, salsa, guacamole, and cilantro.
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    This is a new, tasty, and easy camping recipe for those on the go.

    The ingredients:

    • Campers can simply add chicken, beans, spinach, lemon juice, olive oil, and seasonings like rosemary, pepper flakes, and salt to their bag.
    • After it's sealed, simply shake to mix the ingredients together.
    • Place the bag in simmering water until the chicken is thoroughly cooked, which could be up to seven minutes.
    • Top with fresh red tomatoes and parmesan for a traditional Italian flare, and season to taste with salt and pepper.
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    Move over s'mores, there is a new favorite camping dessert on the menu. In this delicacy, poached pears and raspberries are seasoned with cinnamon and cardamom for a devious camping dessert. To make this even tastier, serve it under the stars and by the campfire, because great food truly tastes better outdoors.

    How to make this sweet dish:

    • Take fruits like pears and raspberries and mix with sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, and cardamom.
    • Then, seal the bag, shake it, and mix ingredients.
    • Pat ingredients down until it's formed together like a layer, and warm in boiling water for several minutes.
    • Add garnished coconut for an extra sweet kick.
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    Honey Walnut Plums served warm is an all-time favorite camping dessert recipe by Ziploc. With flavors of cinnamon and walnut, the warm honey plums will hit the spot for an easy and yummy after-dinner camping treat.

    The recipe:

    • Simply combine plums, a handful of walnuts, honey, and cornstarch in a bag.
    • Add seasonings like salt, ground cloves, and cinnamon before sealing and shaking.
    • Then, add to boiling water for just two or three minutes before serving.
    • Add a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream, if you can, for a camping indulgence sure to please the entire family.